Fall 2013 Baseball Research Journal
Volume 42, Issue 2
Baseball’s First Bill Veeck
What with Bill Veeck Jr.’s gregarious nature, numerous achievements, and well-known career as “a champion of the little guy” (to quote from his Hall of Fame plaque), it is not surprising that writers have penned quite a few profiles of the flamboyant baseball executive. On the other hand, regrettably little ink has been spilled in coverage of his father, the lesser-known Veeck Sr., an “unsung hero in MLB history.”
- More Whimpers Than Bangs: How Batters Perform When “It’s the World Series and they’re down to their final out”
- The Veracity of Veeck
- The Hearst Sandlot Classic: More than a Doorway to the Big Leagues
- Fate and the Federal League: Were the Federals Incompetent, Outmaneuvered, or Just Unlucky?
- Clutch Hitting in the Major Leagues: A Psychological Perspective
- Is a Major League Hitter Hot or Cold?
- When Did Frank Baker Become "Home Run" Baker?
- Preferences Between Baseball and Fastpitch Softball Amongst Female Baseball Players
- The Way the Game Is Supposed to Be Played: George Kell, Ted Williams, and the battle for the 1949 batting title
- The Mystery of Jack Smith’s Runs
- Debs Garms, the Bioproject, and I
- The 20/30 Game Winner: An Endangered/Extinct Species
- Game Score vs. Starter Score
- The Team with the Most On-Base Percentage Titles
- Additional Corrections in the Official Records (1920–44) of Runs Scored for Detroit Tigers Players
- The Future of Baseball Contracts: A Look at the Growing Trend in Long-Term Contracts
- Prospects, Promotions and Playoff Races: Do They Bring Fans to Minor League Games?